I am looking for a realistic evaluation of my profile for applying to MBA schools this fall :
Disadvantaged Indian Male
Education: B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).
CGPA: 7.67 on a 10 scale.
Work Ex: Approx four years.
2007: Started out as a Software Engineer in a Fortune 500 company
left the job cause i didnt think either of us suited each other, joined manufacturing operations in another Fortune 500 behemoth (can show strong career focus
2007-2009: Manufacturing engineer for a hi-tech manufacturing company in India
2010-date: Transferred to the French office of the company, currently working around Paris
1. Quizzing - have won national level competitions, setup the quiz club at my university
2. helped set up institute's Alumni association after graduation
3. travel freak - will go anywhere, anytime
4. part of the health and safety initiative at my workplace, write articles for the newsletter (in French
GMAT: Aiming for 750, exam due in June first week
MBA-focus: want to move into operations/strategic management, looking at MIT, Kellogg, Tepper CMU, Ross and Krannert
I would appreciate your feedback on the overall strength of my candidacy, my choice of schools (considering my focus are they OK or should I look aim for others) and should I wait for another year before applying ?
Thanks in advance.